Spicy Kovakkai Poriyal – Kovakkai stir fry – roasted masala powder – special blend of spices

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PREP TIME: 10 Mins

COOKING TIME: 20 Mins

Ingredients

Kovakkai – 1 Cup (cut in quarters lengthwise)

Mustard seeds – ½ teaspoon

Urad dal – ½ teaspoon

Curry Leaves – 1 sprig

Salt – per taste

Oil – 1 teaspoon

Ingredients – to dry roast & grind

Cumin seeds – 1/2 tea spoon

Coriander seeds – 1/2 tea spoon

Pepper – 1/2 tea spoon

Dry red chillies – 2

Procedure

STEP 1: Dry roast all the ingredients given under “to dry roast & grind” and make a spice powder.

STEP 2: Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and wait till it splutters. Add urad dal and curry leaves.

STEP 3: Now add the sliced Kovakkai and cook in the oil for 5 minutes.

STEP 4: Add salt and the roasted spice powder and mix well.

STEP 5: Add 100 ml of water. Cover and cook on low heat for 10 – 12 minutes until the vegetables are cooked.

TIP: This can be served with roti or rice.

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